Kritsa is a mountain village in the east of the island of Crete in Lasithi and is located only 10km from Agios Nikolaos. It is a truly traditional village built amphitheatrically on a rock hill and is one of the most picturesque towns in the island of Crete. The Cretan customs and traditions remain intact.
The fountains in Koutsounari, Kavvousa and Chaniotena as well as paved alleyway of Kritsa are officially characterized as historical monuments since they are typical examples of the traditional architecture of the area and they directly connected with the history of Kritsa. It is ideal for those who wish to experience the traditional lifestyle of Crete and get in touch with the locals.